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PSC golf from the Fairways Golf Society

Monday, Feb. 7, Khao Kheow – Stableford

When we arrived today we were allotted C & A courses and not one of the thirty four golfers playing managed to play to their handicap.

The competition was close, especially in the B flight where three people finished on one over par so there was a count-back for all three places.  Jan Van Spelling had to settle for second place after his better half Thea beat him 18-16 on the back nine.  Terry Fox was pushed back into third place on a 12 -11 back six.

Billy Vickers & Patrick EngelsBilly Vickers & Patrick Engels

The A flight was taken by Mike Grasser also on one over for his round.

Near pins today went to Thea Van Spellen, Lee Butler, Keith Allen and Bill Clark.

A Flight

1st Mike Grasser (10) 35pts

2nd Lee Butler (15) 32pts

3rd Larry Bland (14) 31pts

B Flight

1st Thea Van Spellen (21) 35pts

2nd Jan    Van Spellen (19) 35pts

3rd Terry Fox (22) 35pts

Wednesday, Feb. 9, Crystal Bay – Stableford

With the large field again today split into two divisions the cut off was 0 to 15 & 16 to 28.

Only one golfer managed to break par today, Dave Booton, and I think he must have had three shredded wheats for breakfast as he took the B flight with a great round of 40 points, a massive 5 shots better than the next best score.  Well played Dave.

Near pins went to Gary Saunders (2), Dave Dunn and Dave Booton.

A Flight

1st Gary Saunders (14) 35pts

2nd Scott Dobbin (0) 34pts

3rd Andre Vandyk (15) 32pts

B Flight

1st David Booton (21) 40pts

2nd Gort Gelten (21) 34pts

3rd Tony Duthie (21) 33pts

Friday, Feb. 11, Greenwood – Stableford

We were allocated B & C courses on our arrival today and found them both to be in excellent condition, with the greens were a little on the slow side but very true.  There was also a light breeze and conditions were ideal for golf.

David Booton.David Booton.

The A flight was taken by Billy Vickers with a very good round of 38 points whilst in the B flight the still improving (muscles from Brussels) Patrick Engels took the pot with a massive 41 points to hold off (steady Eddie) Tony Duthie who took second place.  Mark Slin, who had surgery on his neck earlier in the week (which probably helped him keep his head still) came in third with in B flight with 34 points.

Near pins went to Joop Medze, Mike Winterburn, Ian Blakewell and Mike Waltchek.

A Flight

1st Billy Vickers (10) 38pts

2nd Mike winterburn (6) 36pts

3rd Allan Griffiths (11) 34pts

4th Mike Waltchek (8) 33pts

B Flight

1st Patrick Engels (21) 41pts

2nd Tony Duthie (21) 36pts

3rd Mark Slin (28) 34pts

4th Steven Cooper Reade (21) 31pts

Note:  The Fairways Golf Society plays every Sun-Mon-Wed & Fri.  Anyone wishing to play with our group can call into the clubhouse at Fairways Driving Range on Sukhumvit Road and put their name on the lists provided, or call Scott on 084 389 2379.